Subscribe

Pickup hits bicyclist in Glen Ellen crash

The "Follow This Story" feature will notify you when any articles related to this story are posted.

When you follow a story, the next time a related article is published — it could be days, weeks or months — you'll receive an email informing you of the update.

If you no longer want to follow a story, click the "Unfollow" link on that story. There's also an "Unfollow" link in every email notification we send you.

This tool is available only to subscribers; please make sure you're logged in if you want to follow a story.

Please note: This feature is available only to subscribers; make sure you're logged in if you want to follow a story.

Subscribe

A Santa Rosa man on a bike ride suffered major injuries when he was hit by a pickup in Glen Ellen, the CHP said.

David Bjornstrom, 60, was pedaling his Trek bicycle when he was struck by the oncoming truck at the intersection of London Ranch and Chauvet roads about 4:50 p.m. Friday, CHP Officer Marc Renspurger said in a news release.

Thomas Decker, 54, of Glen Ellen, was heading westbound on London Ranch Road in a 2019 Dodge Ram 1500, Renspurger said. The CHP is investigating what caused Decker to crash into the bicyclist.

Bjornstrom was taken by ambulance to an area hospital.

You can reach Staff Writer Randi Rossmann at 707‑521-5412 or randi.rossmann@pressdemocrat.com. On Twitter@rossmannreport.

Please read our commenting policy
  • No profanity, abuse, racism or hate speech
  • No personal attacks on other commenters
  • No spam or off-topic posts
  • Comments including URLs and media may be held for moderation
Send a letter to the editor
*** The system is currently unable to accept new posts (we're working on it) ***

Our Network

Sonoma Index-Tribune
Petaluma Argus Courier
North Bay Business Journal
Sonoma Magazine
Bite Club Eats
La Prensa Sonoma
Emerald Report
Spirited Magazine